J&K Bank launches multi-function Campus Card for Students in Jammu University
Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed on Thursday unveiled the multifunction Campus card for students at Central University of Jammu in presence of Prof Ashok Aima Vice Chancellor Central University, SS Sehgal Executive President JK Bank, Prof Devanand Dean student welfare, Dr Ravi Kumar Registrar, Dr Dinesh Pandya Professor Incharge IIT Jammu and students of Central University of Jammu. The Unique and first of its kind in J&K state, Co-Branded Card of JK bank and Central University is a chip based combo card which operates both as a Debit card and a Smart card.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed said, “We at JK Bank share the thought process of Cross Pollination of resources of the Industry & Academia and are always ready to walk the proverbial extra mile to act as a catalyst in the development of the society especially in J&K state. We are seized of our responsibility not only to grow but also grow the market by creating an environment of business development by introducing the industry best practices in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The design and launch of Smart Campus Card on the request of the Vice-Chancellor of the premier Central University is a perfect example of collaboration which has created this unique product arguably the first of its kind in our state.”
Appreciating the Customized Curriculum of the Central University, Pervez said, “I am glad that innovative courses are being offered in this university which is designed to include skill development, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Setting up of an incubation centre right in the infancy of the university is a disruptive idea to benefit the social and business ecosystem.”
Meanwhile, the J&K bank organized a day long Digital Banking Mela in the Central University of Jammu with the aim to promote digital ways of doing transactions which essentially involves cashless transactions. The arrangements were made by the Bank for on spot opening of accounts, issuance of debit cards, credit cards, Aadhar Seeding of accounts, registration for mobile (Mpay) and e-banking services besides providing orientation for using the digital channels for making day to day transactions.